All items: Employment rights

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): an employer's guide

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Sarah Thompson discusses significant data protection changes employers need to be aware of - including a new penalty regime - and next steps for HR.

  • Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, December 2016

    Date:
    2 December 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2016

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Disciplinary procedures: three case law lessons for employers

    Date:
    22 November 2016

    Ashok Kanani reviews three noteworthy cases that provide lessons for employers on their disciplinary procedures.

  • Flexible working requests: common employer pitfalls

    Date:
    15 November 2016

    More than a quarter of women polled in a recent survey by Workingmums had their flexible working request turned down, and nearly one in five has had to leave her job because her request was refused. Bar Huberman outlines nine common flexible working request pitfalls for employers.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, November 2016

    Date:
    3 November 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • New EU General Data Protection Regulation: four steps employers must take right away

    Date:
    1 November 2016

    The new EU General Data Protection Regulation introduces fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover. While the rules don't take effect until May 2018, they are complex so employers must start preparations now, suggest Andrew Yule and Nancy Dickie, partners at law firm Winckworth Sherwood.

  • Draft EU employment legislation state of play, October 2016

    Date:
    7 October 2016

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • The rise of flexible working

    Date:
    1 October 2016

    With flexible working requests set to increase, including from men, how should employers respond? Jane Wheeler, partner at Hine Legal, looks at employers' legal responsibilities and offers good-practice tips.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment rights.